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Teaching Associate - Italian Art & Architecture

The Department of History of Art wishes to appoint an unestablished 0.4 fte Teaching Associate for the 20-21 academic year.

The role holder will be a Teaching Associate in History of Art and will contribute to teaching in the field of Italian art and architecture 1300-1600 and to the administration and outreach activities of the Department. The role holder will be required to deliver a Special Subject on aspects of Italian art and architecture 1300-1600, to contribute to other undergraduate teaching (e.g. dissertation supervision and examinations) and, occasionally, to the MPhil in the History of Art & Architecture, as agreed with the Head of Department; to participate in the examination process by setting and marking examination papers; to contribute to the administration of the Department; and to assist in the planning and delivery of outreach activities. The role holder may also be required to contribute a lecture or seminar to the compulsory Part IIA (second-year) course, Theoretical Approaches to the History of Art and Architecture and/or the compulsory Part IIB (third-year) course, the Display of Art.

The role holder should have experience of successfully developing and delivering teaching in art and/or architectural history at university level, including both lectures and seminars or smaller group work, and must have the ability to work as part of a team of lecturers, and to administer courses effectively. S/he/they will also be asked to oversee and contribute to the supervision of students; additional remuneration will be made for the supervision of students by their Colleges, where this is in addition to the post-holder's University duties. The role holder will need to have academic expertise in aspects of seventeenth- to nineteenth-century art and/or architectural history, and will be expected to keep up to date with the latest thinking and research in their specialist subject area. They will also be required to undertake some administrative duties and contribute to the Department's outreach activities. The role holder should be qualified to PhD level in a specialist area in the relevant fields.

Applications close on the 4th May 2020.

Virtual interviews will be held on 20 or 21 May 2020.

Further information is available from the link below.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of Department of History of Art Professor Caroline van Eck (via email:

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